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CFTC and SEC approve trading of futures and options on gold ETF

CFTC and SEC approve trading of futures and options on gold ETF

Wed, 04/06/2008 - 07:00

The US financial regulators, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission have announced that each has approved the trading and clearing of two novel »

Man Investments launches Man AHL Guaranteed Futures 3 in Hong Kong

Man Investments launches Man AHL Guaranteed Futures 3 in Hong Kong

Wed, 04/06/2008 - 00:16

Man Investments has launched Man AHL Guaranteed Futures 3 to meet demand from Hong Kong investors for products that can generate returns independently of traditional markets while protecti »

Electronic foreign exchange trading struggles to keep pace with market surge

Electronic foreign exchange trading struggles to keep pace with market surge

Tue, 03/06/2008 - 23:41

Electronic foreign exchange trading volumes increased by 21 per cent from 2006 to 2007, but this was not enough to keep pace with the surge in global foreign exchange markets last year - a »

Gissing Software hedge fund data system integrates algorithms with real-time prices

Gissing Software hedge fund data system integrates algorithms with real-time prices

Tue, 03/06/2008 - 22:27

Gissing Software, which specialises in the routing and transformation of real-time market and trade data, has launched a new cost-effective market data integration platform for hedge funds »

Fortis builds on heritage to meet new client challenges

Fortis builds on heritage to meet new client challenges

Tue, 03/06/2008 - 19:08

Fortis Prime Fund Solutions, the largest hedge fund administrator on the Isle of Man and one of the biggest worldwide, is building on an established heritage - down to the historic listed building »

Thames River Hedge+ raises barely half GBP200m target for new share issue

Thames River Hedge+ raises barely half GBP200m target for new share issue

Tue, 03/06/2008 - 07:00

The board of Thames River Multi Hedge PCC, a closed-ended Guernsey-domiciled protected cell company, has received applications for GBP106.6m in new shares through the placing and offer for »

GLG Partners hires distressed situations expert Galia Velimukhametova

GLG Partners hires distressed situations expert Galia Velimukhametova

Tue, 03/06/2008 - 00:24

GLG Partners has announced that Galia Velimukhametova is to join its London office as a portfolio manager, working alongside Steve Roth, portfolio manager for the GLG Credit Fund and Marke »

Eurex trading volumes up by 24.5 per cent in year to May

Eurex trading volumes up by 24.5 per cent in year to May

Tue, 03/06/2008 - 00:18

The international derivatives exchange Eurex has reported that trading volumes reached 194.6 million contracts last month, an increase of 24.5 per cent from 156.3 million in May 2007, whil »

Fitzwilliam Growth Fund rated top fund of hedge funds by BNY Mellon

Fitzwilliam Growth Fund rated top fund of hedge funds by BNY Mellon

Tue, 03/06/2008 - 00:15

The Fitzwilliam Growth Fund has been rated the top-performing fund of hedge funds for the first quarter of 2008 and over the 12 months and three years to the end of March, according to BNY »

Culross appoints Hitesh Bharkhda as chief operating officer

Culross appoints Hitesh Bharkhda as chief operating officer

Tue, 03/06/2008 - 00:13

London-based fund of hedge funds group Culross Global Management, which has some USD450m in assets under management, has announced the appointment of Hitesh Bharkhda as chief operating off »

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Read how managed accounts platforms are now catering to a wide spectrum of investor needs, from straightforward commingled funds to sophisticated infrastructure solutions for the largest institutional investors. And the rise of liquid alternatives means that onshore funds - UCITS, AIFs and '40 Act funds - are becoming just as popular as offshore funds... »

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Following the strong win by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Japanese General Election, John Vail (pictured), Chief Global Strategist, Nikko Asset Management, sees further boosts for Japan from corporate profits moving through to wage rises… ... »

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